In its second quarter after acquiring Nokia, Microsoft is paying the price for layoffs even as its other divisions continue to grow.
The Chinese company beats analyst estimates with a 23 percent increase in net profit.
Sprint's core wireless brand and prepaid service continued to lose customers, though not as rapidly, amid a long network upgrade.
The first three months of 2014 proved fruitful for Facebook as it brought in $2.5 billion in total revenue with extra help from an audience of more than 1 billion people on mobile.
South Korean electronics giant records an operating profit of $487 million, an increase of 44 percent year-over-year.
The Internet's biggest radio service reported a narrower-than-predicted loss in the first quarter, but guidance -- damped by investments in its advertising abilities -- stoked investors to sell.
Apple's iOS came in second place with 42 percent of activations during the first quarter.
South Korean electronics giant's guidance is largely in line with analyst predictions.
The PC business didn't suck nearly as bad as feared, and Hewlett-Packard's first quarter benefits. The company sees strong enterprise demand for PCs as Windows XP systems are tossed.